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The North Australian Indigenous Land and Sea Management Alliance Ltd (NAILSMA) is a leader in finding practical solutions to support Indigenous people manage their land and sea resources into the future. NAILSMA, a not-for-profit company, has over a decade of experience in delivering complex and challenging programs across north Australia.

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Indigenous Australians are responsible for managing over 40% of the land in north Australia and have interests in well over 80% of the north. NAILSMA is making a real difference to finding solutions to support them in their work for future generations.

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Latest News

eNews: NAILSMA announces Robert 'Bo' Carne as new CEOBo brings substantial experience in the development and implementation of Indigenous fisheries policy and management in the Northern Territory, as well as international experience in Canada and the United States. Read more Posted 24/06/2014

eNews: Grant available for Indigenous groups interested in bird research and conservationA new opportunity for support from BirdLife Australia to Indigenous communities interested in bird research and conservation is now available. Read more Posted 16/05/2014

eNews: New publications available from the ATSEA Regional Demonstration Project. Two publications documenting the Northern Australia Study Tour, conducted in October 2013 as part of the Arafura and Timor Seas Ecosystem Action Program Regional Demonstration Project, are now available. Read more Posted 09/05/2014

eNews: Partnerships and tools to support biodiversity monitoring. NAILSMA is leading a project to develop tools that support scientifically robust, community-based biodiversity monitoring programs for Indigenous land and sea managers. Read more Posted 01/05/2014

Video: Marine turtle and dugong monitoring on Wunambal Gaambera country. The Wunambal Gaambera Aboriginal Corporation's Uunguu Rangers explain how they are working together with NAILSMA and the CSIRO to improve marine turtle and dugong monitoring on their country. View the video Posted 30/04/2014


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The Information Hub is a great place to discover more about our work in north Australia supporting Indigenous people manage their land and sea resources into the future. You will find detailed information about each of our program areas as well as a rich resource of publications, articles, digital story reports and information on north Australian ranger groups. Browse through the site and use the comprehensive search facility to locate your areas of interest.

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